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Degree

Bachelor of Arts in Religion

About the program

  • 16,600 CAD

    Tuition
  • 3-4 years

    Years of study
  • 3 years

    PGWP Duration
  • 85 out of 100

    Minimum required GPA

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Winter-January 01-October-2021 01-October-2021
Summer-May 01-March-2022 01-March-2022
Fall-September 01-March-2022 01-March-2022
Winter-January 01-October-2022 01-October-2022

Bachelor of Arts in Religion

The Department of Religion at the University of Manitoba focuses on three areas of study: religions in the West (especially Christianity and Judaism), religions in the East (Islam, Hinduism, Yoga, Buddhism), and religion and culture. 

Method and theory is an integral part of the program as is an emphasis on world religions. 

Courses are mainly tradition based or topics based. The topical courses are comparative, for example, dealing with death and mourning rituals in world religions.

Degree options

B.A. Bachelor of Arts, Religion - 3 or 4 years
B.A. (Adv.) Bachelor of Arts, Religion Advanced - 4 years
B.A. (Hons.) Bachelor of Arts, Religion Honors - 4 years
B.A. Minor, Religion

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$27,604

Total costs

yearly

$6,792

Cost of living

1 person

$4,212

Accommodation

1 bed room

$16,600

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

An equivalent minimum average of 85% over the following senior level courses, with no less than 60% in each course: 

  • English
  • A second senior level course
  • A third senior level course

China:

Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate

India:

Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate Certificate / All India Senior School Certificate

Iran:

Peesh-daneshgahii (Pre-University year certificate)

Required documents

1- Transcripts and course information from previous studies 
2- Proof of English language proficiency
3- A personal statement about your goals for the program
4- A portfolio of your previous work

5- An audition or interview (If required)

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

86
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

180
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Duolingo English Test (Winter 2021 intake only)Minimum score required: 115 overall

The English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Manitoba (UM) offers the full-time Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP). 

If the student does not meet the English Language Proficiency requirement for their program of interest, the student can take advantage of this program to obtain the Academic English language skills needed to complete a degree.

Minimum score required: Pass Level 5/AEPUCE (Academic English Program for University and College Entrance)

Level 5

Also known as the Academic English Program for University and College Entrance (AEPUCE), Level 5 is designed to prepare students for admission to the University of Manitoba. 

Students who successfully pass Level 5 meet the English Language Proficiency requirements of most programs at the University of Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg and Red River College.

If you have already achieved one of these minimum test scores, you may be eligible to enter Level 5 of the IAEP directly:

  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System Indicator (IELTS Indicator) for Spring/Summer and Fall 2021 applications
  • Minimum 16 in each component and 70 overall on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • 3.5 Listening, 3.5 Reading and 3.5 Writing in the Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTEST)*
  • 50 or higher in the Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)
  • Duolingo English Test (95 and above) for Spring/Summer and Fall 2021 applications

Career Opportunities

  • Teaching
  • Social work
  • Government
  • Foreign service
  • Journalism
  • Publishing
  • Research

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